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Dextrocardia

Definition(s)

Location of the heart in the right hemithorax, with the apex directed to the right.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

An abnormal condition in which the heart is situated on the right side and the great blood vessels of the right and left sides are reversed.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: October 20, 2014